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been delayed at laguardia airport now, -- we have julie martin with us. >> reporter: we are getting a break, we have seen snow and a bit of sleet, visibility is one of the big issues and we are down to about a mile or so. not the greatest situation, but one thing helping the flights and the pilots are the winds. the winds are not all that strong. so fortunately the flights have been able to come and go, but we are seeing the delays starting to mount a bit. overall here in new york and new jersey, we have seen 197 flights cancelled and hundreds of delays at the three airports but here at laguardia, not all that bad considering what we experienced a couple of days ago with the last system that came through cancelling thousands of flights and stranding hundreds of pass enerr js. so, at this point, it's a wait and see, we could get a bursts of snow coming through the tri-state area later this evening and the winds will continue to pick up. i expect travel conditions to worsen as the afternoon and night goes on. craig? >> julie martin, braving the elements, we appreciate it. thank you. s
a bill exactly like this sitting in the united states senate. harry reid passed it back in july, and republicans refused to vote on it. boehner, why don't you vote on that? the time for complaining about this deal, totally over. >> nobody can get 100% of what they want, and this is not simply a contest between parties in terms of who looks good and who doesn't. >> don't you think republicans need to be careful about pushing back on this for the good of the country? if no deal is struck this year, president obama, what does he have? well, he's got the inauguration coming up. a big platform. he's got the state of the union address coming up. a big platform. he is going to have a better chance to have the american people on his side. president obama urged all members of congress to get some perspective over the holiday weekend on this. >> everybody can cool off. everybody can drink some eggnog, have some christmas cookies, sing some christmas carols, enjoy the company of loved ones, and then i'd ask every member of congress while they're back home to think about that. think about t
for advertising and push it forward into june and july to define him in the battleground states. other candidates, bill clinton in 1996, did the same thing. this was a real gamble. but it really paid off. the romney folks are never able to recover. the definition that the obama people had established with the dominant one in the campaign. host: this is from "the boston sunday globe." and then the piece goes on to say, looking back, to your point, the candidate never defining himself. and then overestimating his ground game. guest: on the ground game side, they were worth about their own bravado about their own organization. part of it was, i think, a genuine ignorance about what president obama had going on. the romney campaign had a triple a round game. obama campaigned out a ground game that was led the 1927 yankees. it was up against a perhaps all-time great ground game. i do not think the romney folks appreciated that. a lot of the post-mortem pieces that we have done, talking about the obama ground game -- part of it is self-serving, as it masks some of their own problems -- but still, you h
and in the worst prison and and since picked up in july on the iranian border and his whole family is under house arrest will he's beaten and fortured and a convert fromy islam because of his faith. he made an agreement that he would no longer run the house churches it is since he's been to iran nine times it is it an orfan age. but this time the guard got involved and so he's been interrogated and treated like a national security threat. that is the same kind of a charge that iran tried to levy against the pastor usef. it is death unless you peek out. this is an american citizen. our state department has acknowledged that now why did it take so long for them to acacupon knowledge -- acknowledge he was there. fox news broke the story with the information and we got that attention and people start to ask the state department. it is that decision you make as we represent the fam foom here in the united states. his wife and two kids. they are in america and not iran. he was visiting his family. we have to make that decision when it is it he is enough risk to put his name out there publicly and ask,
that it did. i was not on that trip, so i do not know specifically. i also visited libya in july. i also visited in september after the attack in benghazi. i can speak to my own experience. secretary clinton has said, all those of us as senior leaders are responsible for what is happening. i certainly hold myself accountable. i certainly had a lot of time to think about sharper questions i could have cost, sharper focus i could have provided. >> on your visit in july,, or september, the debt issue and specific come up? the folks on the ground say, we're worried about what has happened was security? >> no, there's no specific discussion about it. i did talk to ambassador stevens in general terms. in march of 2012? >> i am certain it did. we certainly emphasize the importance of not only improve in the security capabilities of the libyan interim government at that time. we offered a number of programs to help them build those institutions which are made one of the greatest weaknesses of the libyan it from government. -- interim government. >> your pretty sure that the issue came up, you ju
of a wet holiday weekend. i am. >>> i am julie haener. >> and i am frank somerville. >> a series of winter storms is setting up for a cold and wet holiday weekend. we have team coverage tonight. mark tamayo is tracking the train. ktvu's maureen naylor is at san jose airport we begin with ktvu's amber lee. she tells us about the problems it caused. >> reporter: it is raining right now. we are along 101 tonight. a highway patrol officer took us long as she worked in the rain during one of the busiest periods of the year. >> reporter: sounding her siren she fought traffic to respond to an accident. it involved a motorcycle and a car. one of five crashes they responded to around 6:00 p.m. tonight. officers say they were all weather related. >> reporter: minutes later she spotted the driver of his car speeding past her car, going 80 miles per hour in a 55 miles per hour zone. the officer sited the driver for speeding. >> she was initially in the slow lane and one turn went straight to the fast lane. >> reporter: this time of year people are rushing around trying to get things down for the holid
area. this is just the beginning of a wet holiday weekend. i am. >>> i am julie haener. >> and i am frank somerville. >> a series of winter storms is setting up for a cold and wet holiday weekend. we have team coverage tonight. mark tamayo is tracking the train. ktvu's maureen naylor is at san jose airport we begin with ktvu's amber lee. she tells us about the problems it caused. >> reporter: it is raining right now. we are along 101 tonight. a highway patrol officer took us long as she worked in the rain during one of the busiest periods of the year. >> reporter: sounding her siren she fought traffic to respond to an accident. it involved a motorcycle and a car. one of five crashes they responded to around 6:00 p.m. tonight. officers say they were all weather related. >> reporter: minutes later she spotted the driver of his car speeding past her car, going 80 miles per hour in a 55 miles per hour zone. the officer sited the driver for speeding. >> she was initially in the slow lane and one turn went straight to the fast lane. >> reporter: this time of year people are rushing around
to not know what rick rolling was, allow me to demonstrate. in july 2011, the white house tweeted the following. fiscal policy is important, but it can sometimes be dry. and then they pasted a link there for people to click on. when you click on the link to find out about this dry fiscal policies thing, this is happen had when you clicked on the link. ♪ >> there. you have been rick rolled. congratulations. a rick roll is an internet made you look prank. you promise somebody that they're going to see something cool and interesting new, and then they click on the link and get. this always this. it's not like any song, it's always this song. and this song is from 1987 from a man who i'm sure is very nice person who is named rick astley. but his name is rick, so it's rick rolled. this is an old online joke. it's weird and annoying, but it's annoying on purpose. you not only don't get to see the noteworthy thing that you were promised that you were interested enough in to click be, you also get this song stuck in your head, and it stay there's forever. it's the rick roll, okay? well,
the right to own guns is more important. opinion was essentially divided in july after the deadly movie theater shootings in aurora, colorado. 47% said it was more important to protect gun ownership. 46% said it was more important to protect gun rights. a big part of the debate stems from the number of guns in this country. there are more than 297 million privately-owned firearms in the u.s. according to a congressional research service report. the gun industry here is thriving with profits doubling during the great recession. u.s. firearms remain one of the most successful industries in the world. stock prices of the two largest publicly traded firearm companies skyrocketed from the president's inauguration to the latest high. smith & wesson up over 260% and industry leader sturm, ruger and company up over 500%. just to give you an example here of comparison. you would have made less money if you bought a share of tech darling apple which had a lower gain than sturm, ruger & company, but you didn't have to buy stock to win. industry jobs commonly reward employees with a $140,000 salary
. on any given day. since july 25th, speaker boehner could have brought it to vote in the house and it would pass, but he's doing -- he has made the decision he's not going to let a vote on that. i've said here, mr. president, it's not too late for the speaker to take up the senate-passed bit, but that time is even winding down. today is thursday. he's going to get 48 hours notice to the house before they came bam, so 48 hours from the day is saturday. with just that one vote, middle-class families -- they would go up at least be $2200. some more, some less, of course. speaker boehner could call house members back today. he shouldn't have let them go, in fact. they are not here. they are not here. john boehner seems to care more about keeping his speakership than keeping the nation on temple financial footing. it's obvious what's going on around here. he's waiting until january 3rd to get reelected as speaker before he gets serious with negotiations. he has so many people over there that won't following what he wants. that's obvious from the debacle that took place last week. it
that vote back on july 25th, the democratic bill is, quote, a revenue measure that didn't originate in the house so it's got no chance whatsoever of becoming law, end quote. that's what i said back on july 25th. the only reason we ever allowed that vote on that proposal is i said at that time was that we knew it didn't pass constitutional muster. and the democrats were really serious, they would proceed to a revenue bill that originated in the house as the constitution requires and as i called on them to do again last week. to repeat, the so-called nate bill is nothing more than a glorified sense of the senate resolution. so let's put that convenient talking point aside from here on out. last night i told the president we'd be happy to look at whatever he proposes but the truth is we're coming up against a hard deadline here and, as i said, this is a conversation we should have had months ago. and republicans aren't about to write a blank check or anything senate democrats put forward just because we find ourselves at the edge of the cliff. that wouldn't be fair to the american peop
fell this month to the lowest point since july. and wall street gave ground today on worries about the lack of a budget deal in washington. the dow jones industrial average lost almost 121 points to close near 13,190. the nasdaq fell 29 points to close at 3,021. for the week, the dow gained about half a percent; the nasdaq rose 1.7%. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to judy. >> woodruff: and we return to the aftermath of the shootings in newtown, connecticut, a week ago today. ray suarez begins our coverage of the latest developments. >> suarez: a cold rain fell this morning in newtown, connecticut, as townspeople and officials gathered at city hall for a moment of silence. at 9:30, a bell rang 26 times, once for each of the 20 children and six adults killed one week ago at sandy hook elementary school. mourners also gathered again at funerals and at makeshift memorials. >> i feel as though the first few days after this happened was really a feeling of numbness and shock. but now that's lifting a little bit and the reality is setting in, and it's very, very pain
we have for advertising and push it forward into june and july to define him in the battleground states. other candidates, bill clinton in $100 million we have for 1996, did the same thing. this was a real gamble. but it really paid off. the romney folks are never able to recover. the definition that the obama people had established with the dominant one in the campaign. host: this is from "the boston sunday globe." two days before election day and then the piece goes on to say, looking back, to your point, the candidate never defining himself. and then overestimating his ground game. on the ground game side, they were worth about their own bravado about their own organization. part of it was, i think, a genuine ignorance about what president obama had going on. the romney campaign had a triple a round game. obama campaigned out a ground game that was led the 1927 yankees. it was up against a perhaps all- time great ground game. i do not think the romney folks appreciated that. a lot of the post-mortem pieces that we have done, talking about the obama ground game -- part of it is
and fierce winds. the unrelenting heat also proved deadly in the mid-atlantic and midwest states after july storms killed at least 22 people across the area. it also knocked out power, leaving millions sweltering. heat-related deaths climbed the to at least 20 in the chicago area. the by easy was not spared this year. hurricane isaac making landfall near new orleans on the eve of the 7th anniversary of hurricane katrina. isaac made landfall as category 1 hurricane. the slow moving storm drenched coastal areas. here is one of the hardest hit areas, plaquemines parish. it moved slowly inland inundating communities in arkansas as it passed. eerie skies over phoenix as a massive dust storm called a haboob blows in. winds 40 miles an hour bringing dust and sand from the desert. 2012 also saw the birth of a superstorm, a devastating hurricane that collided with a powerful cold system from canada that slammed the northeast. sandy made landfall in south jersey late october, flooding beach communities, submerging highways and washing iconic boardwalks into the observing shun. new york city's downtow
they are going after hagel partly because of this moment on the floor in july of 2006. this was during israel and lebanon's war and this is chuck hagel pushing the u.s. to urge a cease-fire. take a look. >> how do we realistically believe that a continuation of this system attic destruction of an american friend, the country and the people of lebanon is going to enhance america's image and give us the trust and sustainability to maintain a peace effort in the middle east? the sickening slaughter on both sides, mr. president, must end and it must end now. >> president bush must call for an immediate cease-fire. this madness must stop. the united states will remain committed to defending israel. a relationship has been in israel is a special and historic one, but it need not and cannot be at the expense of our arab and muslim relationships. that is an irresponsible and dangerous false choice. >> what's so striking about that is that that war between israel and lebanon, which the american political establishment essentially supported unanimously as it wants to do in these sort of conflicts, was
for liberation who elected a pro-american government in july, who sought greater u.s. assistance to treat their wounded, train their national security forces come to secure their borders, build their democratic institutions, and expand the rule of law. libyans did not want al qaeda militias running amok in large parts of the country. that is the reality we now face. this is the broader failure of the administration's so-called life footprint approach toward libya. regardless of whom the president nominates to serve in his cabinet, we will continue to ask these questions and demand answers and accountability. i would like to concur with senator mccain. i thought the report was very detailed and the recommendations good and solid in terms of how to better understand the intelligence and run it, how to improve security on the ground, and there is much we can learn from this report. here is what we do know -- we know nothing about president obama before, during, and after the attack. they're making two movies about his use of in the bin laden rate, and he deserves that. it was well executed a
jefferson seemed to have changing opinions on god. both he, though, and john adams died on july 4th, 50 years to the day of the declaration of independence. >> well, it is coincidence, but john quincy adams, who was president at the time, thought it was a sign of divine benevolence, that somehow the fathers would be gathered up, the apotheosis of adams and jefferson on the 50th anniversary in 1826. and it is a little -- i mean, if you wrote that in a novel, you know, you'd kick it back and say a little too -- they're guilding the lily unquestionably. but i think it was also the beginning of our first moment of kind of founder chic that, you know, they died -- i think at that point there was only one remaining signer alive. there were very few. and so the fact that they were gone was a kind of mythological almost benediction to what they worked so hard for. and i think -- i wonder sometimes whether john adams would ultimately be pleased that he had to share the headline or think, you know, dammit, jefferson did it again, you know, he stepped on my story. bush 41, who is giving his wife r
that this past july. beautiful experience. >> juliet: and what is your next climb going to be, young man? >> the next climb is january 12 to the 17. we're going up to mount washington to do ice climbing. >> kelly: oh, wow. >> juliet: i have to ask you, we sit here and we complain over our lives sometimes when we have everything and we are able-bodies, we've got our legs. what is it about you that makes you able to be so strong and have such a -- so brave and so positive? >> you know, i believe that i could have handled the situation either way. i could be absolutely miserable or i could be positive and try to help. just like i said before, i was given that second chance and it's kept me positive and all i want to do is be able to help out these families. >> kelly: keith, god bless you and thank you for your service to this country. >> juliet: yes, thank you. >> kelly: you make us all very proud and to donate no the special warriors foundation, go to what we're going to show you righto to our web site. you are a remarkable man. god bless you. >> juliet: let us know how it all goes. >> abs
from julie. why can't the government run the country the way i run my household? i pay my bills on time and i have a budget. that's a tweet. >> eric: stop being dems and republicans, citizens of one country. that's a fantastically accurate treat. it's both sides pointing the finger. kind of laughing, going back to the districts, they're all making their 175 grand a year, they're spending 124 days on vacation. the cadillac insurance policy. >> juliet: let's go to other headlines. russian president putin is trying to make a political point at the expense of orphans. just a short time ago, putin signed a bill that bans americans from adopting russian children. it's retaliation for a u.s. law cracking down on russian human rights violators here in the united states. one american family in the process of adopting is now left in limbo. >> these children are not available to international adoption until after they've been on a domestic registry for at least eight months. now, in our son's case, 22 families, russian families, came to see him and rejected him because of his blood line. >> juliet
and children there have been dealing with this since july. and we have been working with them figuring out, kelly, when is the right time, if any time torques take this public to try and help. you have to weigh a lot of different factors. we did that because of the conditions. at she referred to, in these prison. this is a prison where the sentence is only part of your punishment. just being there is a punishment. and he's been vaguely charged with these national security offenses, which are the worst offenses to be charged with in iran. >> jordan, those national security offenses was for being the pastor of a home church network and he said he would no longer be the leader of that but continue to try to help people in need? >> for being a muslim to became a christian when he was 20 years old. he made an agreement but the iranian revolutionary guard got involved. for the first time since he's been going back and forth but it's because he's a muslim that became a christian. >> what can you do to get him home? >> we have to speak with his wife able to do the interviews and connect the family
back in 08 and was working in july, i think, he suffered cardiac arrhythmia and passed away at his desk. people watching closely remember mitt romney and jim messina tweeting condolences and the obama campaign shut down for the day when alex died. what was meaningful was it's unfathomable. he was of the age that swept obama into power. not politically silent, but somewhat motionless and actually came out in full force and helped create this identity and they were as much a part of it that they supported and it just seems profoundly unfair that he didn't make it to see at least the end of the 2012 election cycle. >> talk about the process of how newtown changed the complexion's content of the list. >> we added essentially a second cover to this issue. we use that to acknowledge the victims of newtown. to point out that this is a celebration of life. there is no way to express the horror and the that occurred in that tragedy. our decision to acknowledge newtown in a context that we gave it was simply the only meaning we can scribe to at this moment. we have meaning for decades and decades
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